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Man Climbs Submerged New Jersey Roller Coaster, Raises American Flag

And gets apprehended by police. In Seaside Heights, where the coaster was swept to sea during Superstorm Sandy.

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This is the Seaside Heights roller coaster. It's been underwater since Sandy made landfall in October.

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On Tuesday, 38-year-old Christopher Angelo climbed it and planted a flag.

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The AP reports he was handcuffed and escorted to a police car on the beach.

Angelo — described by his mom as a daredevil — wanted to raise awareness for shore recovery, he told News 12-New Jersey.

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